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The story of Mercy Ships

By scarney
Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 8:44 pm in Orinda.

The event, “A Journey with Mercy Ships,” will take place Sunday, Oct. 23, beginning at 11:30 a.m., at the Orinda Community Church, 10 Irwin Way.

John Creech, who has been sailing on Mercy Ships as a volunteer since 2002, will be presenting a slideshow and opening up a discussion on his most recent Mercy Ships tour to Sierra Leone in Africa.

Mercy Ships are ships that serve as fully-operating hospitals and travel to third-world nations around the globe, helping to heal those who have no other options for care.

For more information on Mercy Ships, visit the group’s website at http://www.mercyships.org.

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